Farm Road © Karen Mathison Schmidt
5 x 7 • acrylic on Gessobord
gloss varnish for protection & easy cleaning
This dirt road runs through the cornfields and cotton fields about a half mile from our place. This was a picture perfect, crisp autumn day after nearly three weeks of rain. Hallelujah!
This one has a kind of a Southwest feel to it. If you squint and use your imagination, the tree line along the horizon could be distant mountains. So if you want this to be a New Mexico painting, go ahead and pretend it is. Viewer’s perogative!
Two work-in-progress photos, showing the underlying colors:
And here are some brushwork details: